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WONCA Rural Conference 2015 – Dubrovnik, Croatia

Originally posted on GreenGP:
I was extraordinarily privileged to be able to attend and contribute to the World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) Rural Conference in picturesque Dubrovnik, Croatia on 15th-18th April, 2015 (on Twitter: #woncarural2015). The conference also had a specific stream for the Croatian college of family doctors (KoHOM) 6th congress, with a…

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RCOG 2015 World Congress Wrap Up

Originally posted on Bits & Bumps:
We’re back on the podcasting bandwagon, and this episode Penny is joined by self-proclaimed twit and legendary Aussie GP obstetrician, Ewen McPhee (@Fly_texan), to discuss what they learned at the recent RCOG World Congress. We cover a range of topical issues including: An update of GDM diagnosis and management…


Making it up as we go along

Originally posted on A Better NHS:
Phil’s spinal surgery hadn’t gone well. From a self-defined 70% of full painless function, he was down to about 30% after the operation. We spent an hour talking and I was struck by how much the poor quality of the interpersonal, relational care was at least as much of…